A brick or concrete block with a fired enamel finish on one side. The finished surfaces, available in many colors, were popular for interior and exterior finish construction in the mid-20th century. Glazed brick and blocks were an alternative to applying an additional layer of ceramic tile to the wall.
Synonyms and Related Terms
brique vernissée (Fr.); tijolo vidrado (Port.);
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
- Ivan Myjer, contributed information, 1998